A clever new scheme is making the rounds on Facebook, and it’s very tricky. Scammers post stories that tug at your heartstrings

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as published by Kim Komando


New Facebook scam banks on you sharing a heartbreaking post

KEY TAKEAWAY: The Better Business Bureau (BBB) says once the heartbreaking post gets enough shares, scammers use a bait-and-switch tactic. The lost pet, missing child, or whatever sad story they posted is edited into a deceptive rental ad or sometimes to a link pointing to a survey that guarantees a cash prize.

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